|Pureed Cooked Pumpkin
Cut pumpkin into large pieces. Remove seeds and fibers. Peel pumpkin pieces and cut into 1 1/2-inch
Place pumpkin chunks in a saucepan with about 2 inches of water. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer
for about 20 minutes or until pumpkin is tender.
Uncover and cook briefly, shaking the pan until pumpkin is dry.
Use a food processor to puree the
Use pumpkin puree in
recipes for pies, cakes, and breads. (see Pumpkin Doughnuts)
To serve as a vegetable, season to taste with
salt, pepper, and nutmeg; add butter or margarine and a little cream.